31 Mar, 2020
The Bangladesh Cricket Board announced on Monday that they will provide one-time amount of BDT 20,000.00 per person to assist women cricketers who had appeared in the 2018-19 Women’s NCL and have been in BCB’s selection camps in 2019-20.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic there is no cricket across the world and Bangladesh is no exception with BCB deciding to postpone all their activities until further notice.
Bangladesh till Saturday afternoon has confirmed five deaths and 48 cases from Covid-19 while four more patients have recovered from the novel coronavirus which meant that a total of 15 patients have recovered so far in the country.
As there is no cricket, cricketers are large sections of Bangladesh's professional cricketers fear they will miss out on their entire income if the Dhaka Premier League doesn't continue for the rest of the season.
All cricketing activities of the BCB including women’s tournaments and training camps have been postponed indefinitely in relation to the COVID-19 outbreak.
“Just like their male counterparts, the majority of women cricketers also look towards domestic events for an earning. Besides, we had training camps scheduled for women players which have been hampered by the prevailing COVID-19 situation. The cricketers have been forced to pass a period of non-activity and they need our support,’’ BCB president Nazmul Hasan was quoted in a statement issued by BCB on Monday.